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, how much security has changed in the white house over the last few years. >> there's dr. joe biden, the vice president's wife, who we know, very active in helping the military families coming back. >> also an educator. vice president biden, sworn in yesterday, as well. 8:15 yesterday morning at the naval observatory. sworn in by supreme court justice sonia sotomayer. we go back to the capitol right now. guests continue to file into the steps. >> can we do a split screen? i'm going to ask our director if we can do that. i want to see the crowd four years ago, as the president looked out. and i want to see the crowd today and compare them. it looks as if it stretched the entire 2.2 miles. >> there's 2009. >> pretty big. >> it does look pretty packed. of course, it will be a smaller crowd than four years ago. that was a moment in history that cannot be replicated. the flag is waving on the mall, as president obama prepares to come down to the capitol. >> let's talk a little about the president's speech because we do know he has been working on it since december. as they emerge. the fi
allow add 40 year lease to expire so the area could be returned to wilderness. >> vice president biden heads to virginia to deliver a speech on efforts to reduce gun violence. he will sell the white house gun policy agenda if richmond with other administration officials. biden is following up on president obama's policy agenda announced last week from recommendations provided by the gun violence task force spearheaded by biden in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school shootings. >> thousands of abortion opponents hold a march in washington, dc, in 3 1/2 hours, the demonstration coincides with the 40th anniversary of roe vs. wade, the supreme court decision that legalized abortion. the rally includes prayers in front of the supreme court building with a speech from former republican presidential candidate santorum. >> in a few hours, state senator hill will have a bill on responding to mountain lions. it is reported it would require wardens to use nonlethal methods unless there is desire threat and allows state, fish and wildlife officials to work with while hive groups do capture
in the senate. that brings us to joe biden. you might consider him the president's ambassador to capitol hill. at the start of the second term, the president is counting more than ever on biden, who quite simply has better and deeper relationships with members of congress than the president himself. he's, frankly, more well liked on capital hill. >> obama! >> thank you so much. >> reporter: and most important it will for t for the president, the people who were there watching his speech. the people that helped him get elected president twice. those are the people that he is trying to now transform from a re-election campaign to a grassroots army to help him pressure congress, build public support to support his agenda. and it's support that you can, believe me, he is going to need, because right now, the president faces an uphill battle on every single one of those top priorities. if he's going to get any of that passed, he needs to pressure members of congress who, right now, including some in his own party, simply are not inclined to support him. so, the president is going to mobilize, he's
. he and vice president biden are attending a prayer service at the national cathedral this morning and this is the live look at the cathedral where people are filing in before the event is started. last night the president and first lady took to the dance floor at one of several inaugural balls. ♪ happy or sad >> plenty of challenges face obama in the first days of the second term. he will deal with three fiscal deadlines including raising the debt ceiling, which the house expected to vote on tomorrow. in the inaugural address, he made history as the first president to mention the word "gay" and "gay rights." >> if we are truly created equal surely the love we commit to one another mutt be -- must be equal, as well. >> there will be one more party tonight, the obamas and friends celebrate with campaign and white house staffers at inaugural ball where supposedly lady gaga is performing. >> the president is sworn in on two bibles one from martin luther king and the other from abraham lincoln. traffic and weather, together, next on the abc7 morning news. here is the golden gate brid
cain and menendez plus, will we get a democratic super bowl matchup in 2016? hillary clinton versus joe biden? >>> and the senate investigates "zero dark thirty." the film's screenwriter is here to respond. we'll be right back. we're sitting on a bunch of shale gas. there's natural gas under my town. it's a game changer. ♪ it means cleaner, cheaper american-made energy. but we've got to be careful how we get it. design the wells to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ ♪ >>> some of our peers on the other side expressed their ambitions for your future. >> i salute you and look ahead to 2016 wishing you much success and extending to you my highest regards. >> madam secretary, first let me thank you for your service, and i wish you the best in your future endeavors mostly. [ laughter ] >> a little bit of a love fest up there. a lot of speculation over secretary clinton's future even during that heari
it is time for washington to get back to business. this morning, president obama and vice president biden and their families attended a prayer service. the president's address yesterday was unmistakable call to action, more optimistic than 2009 when the economy was on the brink of collapse. >> preserving our individual free democrats requires collective action. >> liberals rejoice that the president's clear left turn. >> progress does not compel us to settle centuries-long debate of the role of government for all time but it does require us to act in our time. >> the second term goals the president laid out went beyond what we heard, ambitious agenda from a politician who will never run for re-election. gay rights. climate change. gun control. immigration reform. protecting medicare and social security. >> they do not make us a nation of takers. they free us to take the risks that make the country great. >> republicans say the president ignored the struggling economy or reducing the deficit but he acknowledged the ongoing partisan challenges facing washington carrying over from the first
can you see >> reporter: o say, could you see? even if you were standing where joe biden was -- ♪ what so proudly we hailed >> reporter: was beyonce really singing that rousing rendition of "the star-spangled banner"? ♪ and the rocket's red glare >> reporter: or was she lip-syn lip-synching, essentially acting every note, right down to pulling out that ear piece. it's a mystery. >> so far, beyonce's camp hasn't said whether she used a lip-synching track or not. i think that if she did, people have a right to know why. >> reporter: plenty of people on the platform noticed that during the national anthem, the band members were just pretending to play their instruments. earlier today, the band confirmed that was so and said flatly beyonce was lip-synching. we all know beyonce can sing. we all know the marine corps band can play, the spokeswoman told abc news. we do not know why she decided to go with the prerecorded music at the last minute. it's standard practice for the performers to record a backup version just in case. beyonce posted this photo from the studio on her tumblr page. bu
. >>> and more political news today. joe biden being very cagey about his political future. the vice president said yesterday he had not decided whether he'll run for the top job come 2016. but he may have already tipped his hand a little bit. for his official swearing in on sunday, he invited members of two early primary states, new hampshire and south carolina. >>> the republican national committee begins a big meeting today in charlotte. to plan the party's future. rnc chair prebis is sure to get an earful by people who want change following last year's election. despite the criticism, he's expected to be re-elected. >>> prime minister benjamin netanyahu did not cruise to an easy victory in yesterday's elections, as had been predicted. a newcomer put up a surprisingly strong challenge. it now appears that netanyahu will have to make a bigger effort at peace with the palestinians. >>> the street value of a huge drug bust could be up to $12 million. they showed off the seven understand the of marijuana yesterday. it was seized last week. officials say it is the largest pot seizure ever at an
.o.p. lawmakers vowing to oppose new any restrictions. >> happening now online vice president biden is holding a live discussion about gun control. the fireside hangout on google social network google plus is the first of a series of conversations with top administration officials. he is taking questions about the push for increased gun control of president obama. the live chat will go until 11:15 this morning so you have seven more minutes. to join the conversation goes to our website for a link at abc7news.com on "see it on tv." >> a big announcement on the role of women in the military. >> secretary of state, hillary clinton, introduced the man likely to replace her, to congress. >> a new twist in manti te'o hoax. the person posing as his girlfriend on the testimony may really have been a man disguising his with this flu season being the most severe in years, it's important to follow cdc guidelines to help protect your family. wash your hands often. and clean your surfaces using a disinfectant to prevent the spread of cold and flu viruses. you can trust lysol because lysol disinfectant spra
campaign to gain public support for proposal s kicked off in virginia today. vice president joe biden seemed to keep the discussion focused on background checks. there are people pushing for the right to carry guns in unexpected places. >> vice president joe biden is hitting road now with administration push for gun control. he stopped today in pro-gun virginia. today, working with experts following 2007 shooting. >> had this just a day after senator feinstein proposed a new bill banning 158 miller-style assault weapons and large magazines helping the shooter at sandy hook cool murder with efficiency. >> these weapons do not belong on strets of our towns, our cities n our schools. >> some are pushing for more guns. in arkansas there is an effort to allow church leaders to carry guns at the pulpit. >> terrible things can happen at the search. we know they're soft targets. >> organizers cancelled a popular gun show after initial attempt to ban assault weapons resulted in a boycott. >> people need to stand up for rights. >> despite resistance, white house is pushing forward. >> the polit
vice president, joe biden. does this interview mean biden is picking sides here? >> reporter: you can't even say thank you in this town without a lot of political intrigue coming along with it. it wasn't an endorsement for 2016? or is he trying to say thank you through her for bill clinton for all he did at the end of the campaign, just a few months ago, getting out there and pushing for him. we don't know the answers to that. but we continue to ask those questions over the next three-plus years or two-plus years and we're in the middle of another campaign, dan. >> that's the way it goes. >>> we turn, now, to wall street's big role in the new year. the dow closed at its highest level since october 2007, before the economic collapse. the dow is now less than 300 points away from hitting an all-time high. the s&p 500, a broader measure of stocks, ended the day above 1,500 for the first time since december 2007. what does this mean for you and your investments? let's bring in michael santoli. good morning, michael. what's behind this rally? and does it have legs? >> four years we've been
president joe biden are looking for ways to keep criminals from mentally ill from buying guns. they are talking about better enforcement of existing gun laws by allowing states to access a national database. >> a gun dealer or dick's sporting goods to buy a weapon, you essentially swipe your card, they swipe it for you and find out whether you are in a prohibit class of people. >> vice president biden is taking the white house gun control policy on the road to get consensus from states where guns and hunting are popular. >>> the marin county district attorney's office has announced it will make good on the gun buy back vouchers tharpe handed out earlier this month. the buy back event overwhelmed officials. more than 800 guns were turned in and $48,000 in donations went quickly, $67,000 worth of vouchers had to be handed out. the voucher redemption will papers in san raef fell. >>> there was a deadly accident that killed a woman in her 70s last night. sky 7hd was over the scene shortly after the woman was hit by a car on embarcadero road. she died at the hospital. police say th
across the country today. vice president joe biden has been in west virginia to determine how to keep mentally ill and criminals from buying gun. they could allow states to access a national data base. >> a gun dealer or you go to dick's sporting goods to buy a kep weapon, you essentially swipe your card or they swipe it for you and find out if you are part of the prohibited class of people. >> vice president biden is taking the the gun control polin the road to get agreements from states where guns and hunting are popular. mean why back in the bay area the gun buy back is happening from ten this morning to two this afternoon at the event center at saratoga drive and delaware avenue. reporting live, kira klapper, abc7 news. >> kira, thank you. the marin county district attorney's office announced it will make good on the gun buy back vouchers that were happened out earlier this month. that event overwhelmed officials. $43,000 in donations went quickly. so $67,000 worth of vouchers were handed out. the voucher redemption will take place february 15th at the marin center in san rafael f
county event center from 10:00 this morning until 2:00. vice president biden has been looking for ways to keep criminals and the mentally ill from buying guns. the round table group in virginia is talking about allowing states to access a national database. >> we have a gun dealer or say, dix x sporting goods, you have swiped your cards they swipe it for you and find out whether you are part of the class of people. >> vice president biden is taking the white house gun control policy on the road to get consensus from states where guns and hunting are popular. >> the marin county district attorney has announced it will make good on the gun buyback vouchers it handed out early this month. the buy back event overwhelmed officials. more than 800 guns were turned in and the $43,000 in donations went quickly. $67,000 worth of vouchers were handed out and the redemption takes place february 15 in san rafael from 11:00 to 8:00. fairfield fire investigators work to find out how a popular comedy club went up in flames with 100 firefighters battling the flames which broke out at 7:00. there were a
too, the way this first term is ending if in 2016 if hillary does run and joe biden run, whom does the president endorse in that race? >> you've got a good point. >> who knows? it's a long ways away. >>> also this morning, the jeers and cheers as steve jobs' life story is told in a new movie. who is praising ashton kutcher in the film and who is panning the whole thing? >>> and later this half hour, turning a basketball arena into a bat cave? yes, the scary intruder that made a few fans duck. >> you saw coaches hiding out. that's a funny story. >>> but first, the grim task of identifying the victims enters its second day in brazil. more than 230 people died, hundreds injured in that nightclub fire. >> we spoke earlier with the bbc's julia carnero who just arrived in santa maria. >> good morning, julia. it's hard to get your mind around what the scene must be there now. more than 230 people now. can you paint the scene in terms of where the investigation stands and what the scene around the club and around that morgue must be like right now? >> reporter: this was a very tragic day f
out, but i saw joe biden check her out when she was walking up to the stage. >> can you blame him? >> i saw you, joe. i saw the vice president. i saw him give a little -- can't blame you. >> joe needs to stop macking on your girl. >> stay away from my girl, joe. >> but who doesn't joe check out? >> joe is joe. uncle joe. >> yeah, he is joe. rob's girl's rendition of the "star spangled banner" wowed the crowd, including joe biden. >> as the day turned to night, some of the nation's best performers paid tribute to the president. we a look at some of the sounds and images from the historic day. ♪ obama's on fire >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god. >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. ♪ he's walking on fire obama's on fire ♪ ♪ ♪ let's stay together ♪ whether times are good or bad happy or sad ♪ ♪ i can't stop wanting you it's useless to say ♪ ♪ so i'll just live my life in dreams of yesterday ♪ ♪ ♪ >> nice mix of music and moment, that's for sure. we'll be right back after this. >>> "world news >>> so you might have
biden is also talking about maybe running. >> reporter: that's right and, you know, joe biden isn't sitting right next to the president in that interview. i don't think president obama has ever done an interview sitting next to anybody but his wife. so you bet there's a lot of talk about that and we'll talk to our powerhouse roundtable about that. >> you heard hillary clinton say that this is a surprise, who would have thought four years ago they would be sitting together and being so close. very interesting. >>> also this week hearings, confirmation hearings for the president's defense choice, defense secretary choice, chuck hagel begin. at times this seemed to vary. what are the odds this is actually going to go through? >> reporter: i think the chances are very good it'll go through. he's had a series of meetings includes with senator mccain trying to work out differences, trying to basically say what they want to hear, i think, and explain his positions further, they had some controversy over israel, over iran. we'll ask senator mccain about that this morning and whether he wo
honorees. there is the public ball tonight z a salute to heroes ball, hosted by joe biden. >> people got up early to match and many wanted to watch this occasion with friends. abc 7 news is at one party in san francisco. >> the crowd was small, but enthusiastic. >> this is the next best thing, like being there. >> skef any was on here feet, watching barack obama take the second oath of office. >> this is incredible seeing the flags and people. like i'm there, but not physically there, but there in spirit. i'm a historian this, is history. >> it's amazing what this country came together and did. >> diane thinks it's fitting that the day is also a holiday. >> i can celebrate his birthday. it's a wonderful day. we're excited and want it d to be there and have the girls experience it with use suzanne came to watch with her grandz kids. her son wants to see obama working to get both parties together. >> i hope that... >> everyone starts working together more that, congress gets it's act together. >> next four are years won't be easy. there are challenges. and folks in this room say they have hop
to vice president biden, the other potential candidate at just 48%. he says it's way too early for this kind of talk. >> i haven't made that judgement. and hillary hasn't made that judgement. >> reporter: he says he'll be busy in the coming years working on issues, two of those will get a lot of attention, guns and immigration. hillary clinton's last day at the state department is friday. >> david, thanks to you. meantime, the incoming secretary of state will join the president as the white house keeps a close watch on north korea. this weekend, that country appearing to up the stakes again, promising to retaliate against any country that imposes sanctions ordered by the u.n. north korea's new young leader also convening his team, prompting spy satellites to be launched tonight. we turn to gloria riviera. >> reporter: good evening, david. south koreans are concerned tonight after north korea singled this country out, vowing to take action against the people here if south koreans support the u.s. backed sanctions now being put into place. according to north korea's central news
and 2004. >> vice president biden heads to virginia to deliver a speech on the efforts to reduce gun violence. he will sell the white house gun policy agenda in richard with other officials following up on president obama's policy agenda announced last week. recommendations were provided by the gun violence task force that he spearheaded in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school shootings. >> mitt romney will be in washington, dc, today, video from the concession speech back in november. the former g.o.p. presidential nominee has kept a low profile since losing the election. the former massachusetts governor and his wife are set to attend a luncheon in their honor at the marriott hotel in the capitol. mitt romney is a member of the board of directors of the he they will chain. >> traffic and weather together are next on the abc7 morning news. we have a live look at the golden gate bridge if you can see it. mike nicco will have the full accweather forecast and a look at fog and drizzle this morning and check in with sue hall and the abc7 traffic center. >> it looks like somethin
enforcement officials who have dealt with recent mass shootings. president obama and vice president biden are scheduled to meet with the police chief of newtown, connecticut, where 20 were killed in a school shooting. the police chief from aurora, california, will be there, as well. >> now the forecast. >> we will look outside, open up the weather window so you know what to expect. from our roof camera on the embarcardero, you can see it is quiet. a little bit of a breeze. but you expect that here in san francisco. headed deeper in the open on live doppler 7 hd, it is skipping on m st. helena but no radar run so it is a dry start this morning and, now, what is happening? you can see the wind flow from the north and it will break-in to two parts, well, we. have two areas of concern for precipitation, in the mountains and over the ocean, and we will be in between both of those today with clouds and sunshine, and more wind than we had or have right now this morning. the temperatures have been updated with the 6:00 camera and you can see the upper 30's to low 40's but san francisco and half m
whose have dealt firsthand with recent mass shootings. president obama and vice president joe biden will meet with the police chief of newtown, connecticut. the police chief from aurora, colorado, will talk about the 12 people killed in a movie theater shooting in july, part of the discussions the president is using to try to get political support for gun control. >> surprising revelation for president obama that could affect the debate over gun control. in an interview with the "new republic" he said he goes skeet shooting when he is at camp david. his young daughters do not shoot but guests pick up a shotgun and take aim at the clay pigeon as california senator feinstein introduces legislation to ban assault weapons in the wake of the deadly shooting rampage in connecticut. >> another twist in the 16-year-old ramsey case in colorado, a newspaper is reporting this morning that a grand jury voted to indict her parents in 1999 on charge of child abuse resulting in death but the prosecutor never signed the indictment. the entire ramsey family was cleared of any involvement in the murd
that the celebrations are about the country and its citizens, not the election results. also vice president joe biden and his family greeted supporters at the latino inaugural party. >> hundreds of thousands are gathering on the national mall to see history being made. >> and while officials say right now there is no credible threat, security, as you can imagine, is once again extremely tight. >> reporter: they will be everywhere, snipers dotting roof tops, the coast guard patrolling waterways, military fighter jets enforcing a no-fly zone. 13,000 security personnel blanketing the washington mall. >> protecting an event this large, this complex with this number of people coming requires a lot of coordination and a lot of organization. >> reporter: all coordinating here. the multiagency communications center overseen by the secret service at an undisclosed location. they'll monitor surveillance images and potential threats. the 2009 inauguration was a logistical nightmare, hundreds of ticketholders getting stuck in this tunnel. authorities say this time it will be better. >> there will be such a diffe
the festivities at saturday's kids' inaugural ball, hosted by dr. jill biden and the first lady. >> this is what inauguration is all about. it's about celebrating who we are, as americans. >> reporter: this year's inauguration is expected to be a bit more low-key than the president's first in 2009. >> how does he recapture the magic the second time around? >> i think there's something beautiful to a recommitment to the people of this great nation. >> reporter: but big names have still come to d.c. to witness history. >> this is a wonderful moment to celebrate. >> i'm going to be a fan watching the whole process. >> the excitement in the air is palpable. >> we celebrate this american president. ♪ at last >> reporter: this morning, instead of serenading the first couple, beyonce will be singing the national anthem, expected to perform at various balls tonight, some familiar faces who helped the president celebrate four years ago. stevie wonder. to will.i.am and alicia keys. and jamie foxx, and john legend opinion along with some new faces for this president's inaugural theme, jennifer hudson and
's a great picture of joe biden and jay-z together. good morning, everybody. we begin with a close call for passengers on a southwest airlines flight to las vegas. just as the plane was taking off from denver, a fire warning light comes on, forcing the pilots to make an emergency landing. the brakes then got so hot, three tires blew, as that plane hit the tarmac. no one hurt. but mechanics trying to figure out what triggered the warning light today. >>> new revelations in the catholic church sex abuse scandal. newly released documents though that officials in the los angeles diocese, including the now retired roger mahoney discussed strategies to keep police from finding out about the abuse. preventing the priests from getting therapy. and paying one priest a secret salary after allegedly getting a teenager pregnant. >>> overseas, a new sign that syrian dictator, bashar al assad, losing power. russia evacuating citizens from that country. fighting between government and rebel forces is intensifying today in the capital of damascus. >>> frightening happening at the evening commute. a wom
. she'll survive. >> on a side note, that wasn't the real joe biden. that was a stuntman. >> i don't think it's a big deal. i mean, she actually sang the song. it's not like milli vanilli where somebody else sang it and she claimed it. it's cold out there. i can't sing in a warm room. >> we're going to find out, right? >> yeah. >>> let's go now to tiffani thiessen. so many of us grew up watching her on "saved by the bell" and then heating up "90210." well, now, she's speaking out in a revealing new interview about all that pressure to stay slim in hollywood and why she's pushing back. abbie boudreau has the story. >> hi, kelly. >> hi. >> reporter: as it seems, she was the ultimate girl next door. kelly on "saved by the bell." >> the all-american girl. >> reporter: those high-waisted jeans made you famous. >> oh, i guess so. >> reporter: two years later, she tackled the racier role of val on "90210." >> is that new? >> yeah, i got it today. >> reporter: you've been a sex symbol for 20 years. >> you know, i think, the older you get, the more it feels good that you can still kind of d
, again, everybody. we do begin with joe biden kicking off the white house campaign to promote gun control. he's traveling to virginia to speak with gun safety experts to push for changes in the wake of virginia tech's massacre. meantime, california's dianne feinstein has introduced an assaults weapons ban in the senate. >>> a former cia agent is going to be sentenced to prison after revealing the name of an undercover agent to a reporter. first such conviction in three decades. the lawyers claim that he was trying to blow the whistle on cia torture programs. prosecutors say he was just trying to cozy up to the media to help sell his book. >>> overseas this morning, a new threat. north korea is promising to take "physical countermeasures" if south korea supports countermeasures against its nuclear program. this comes a day after the north threatened to test more rockets targeting the united states. >>> after enduring frigid temperatures for most of the week, millions of americans are bracing for snow and ice. ginger's forecast in just a smidge. >>> the government is trying to level the pla
's believed the secretary is having some troubles with double-vision. and what about vice president biden? he's still playing coy about 2016. >> i haven't made that decision. and i don't have to make that decision for a while. >> reporter: hard to believe it was just a week ago today that president obama started his second term. but clearly, a lot of people are thinking ahead, george, to the next race four years from now. >> a little time to go before that. but there is some big news coming out of washington today. the beginnings of a bipartisan deal on immigration reform that includes the man you spoke with yesterday, senator john mccain. >> reporter: exactly. there's an announcement scheduled for this afternoon from this bipartisan group of senators about agreement in principle on some pretty sweeping changes of immigration law. and frankly, a lot of optimism, this could be passed even with a very controversial path to citizenship for those in the country illegally. senator john mccain telling your "this week" show yesterday, he thinks the time is right, especially given the power of latino
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